All Posts by Jon Masters

Sports Awards 2017

It has been another busy year for sport at Midland Mencap from the weekly social kick about to representing the West Midlands in the National Special Olympics. And also who can forget the roller coaster of emotions in Amsterdam? To celebrate and recognise some of these outstanding achievements of our

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Volunteering Blog: Sailing Day Support

One of the things I love most about our fabulous Midland Mencap volunteers is how ready and willing they are to ‘go above and beyond’ their regular volunteer role and help out at one-off special occasions and events as well. This generosity of spirit was in evidence at our Sailing

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Is there a ‘Bias Culture’?

Very interesting Guardian article that reflects on the “bias culture” facing black, Asian and minority ethnic people with learning disabilities and their families, is this your experience? Check out the article here. Tell us about your experience and whether you feel it requires specialist support groups to overcome.

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